Why I Started Doing BJJ
At the age of 35, after doing judo my whole life, I can honestly say that I never thought until last Summer that I would start doing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu....Read more
What to expect in your first judo class
When we say "no experience required", we really mean that! To your first class, you should wear clothes that you can freely move in, like a t-shirt with athletic shorts...Read more
Judo Summer Camp in PEI
Our very own head coach Joshua Hagen will be leading this summer's provincial camp in PEI. Housed by Camp Abegweit in a beautiful location, with its own private beach. The facility...Read more
Why competitive Judoka shouldn't retire at 21
By Joshua Hagen The general consensus in the judo community in Canada is that if you aren’t already well on your way towards an Olympics at 21 or 22, then...Read more
What is Nogi Judo or Chidaoba?
Chidaoba is a Georgian traditional wrestling. Its rules allow grappling above the waist while it is prohibited to grapple below the waist. They wear a heavy jacket that often doesn't...Read more
Why we need to banish Power Uchi Komi from training forever
By Joshua Hagen I understand that some people are wondering why this is even a topic for discussion. Having practiced judo since the age of 3 at more dojos than...Read more
What is Kodokan Judo?
Kodokan Judo is the judo that we know as it is today. It has been an Olympic sport since 1964 and is practiced in over 200 countries worldwide. It was...Read more